Article of Faith

The Wages of Sin Is Not Eternal Torment (1), By Femi Aribisala

Pastors continue to torment Christians with the fear of eternal hell-fire. As a result, instead of loving God, Christians are afraid of him. A lady once asked me a leading question: “If God will eventually save everybody, how can we explain Jesus’ statement that: ‘God so loved the world, that…
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Positioning African Philanthropy For Greater Impact, By Rafiq Raji

The focus here is on giving in a way that benefits the most Africans in need. It also encompasses how to channel the giving of wealthy Africans to such ends in the most optimal way. Ultimately, the ideal should be that charitable giving, whether by Africans or non-Africans, be directed…
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Gama, the Darling of Kano State: Voter Inducement and Suppression, By Jibrin Ibrahim

...the political tension in the State has arisen to the maximum level and there are fears of political violence, whichever way the results go. On Wednesday, the Kano Peace Committee made a passionate appeal to the political class to keep the peace. Various additional appeals would be made today. My…
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Bridging the STEM Divide For African Children, By Adetola Salau

Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow. - William Pollard I represented Nigeria and Africa by extension at the 2019 IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference at Princeton university. There was a lot of…
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Inconclusive Vote: Buhari’s Disclaimer, By Azu Ishiekwene

In all the states where the elections were inconclusive, it seems obvious that desperate politicians want to bend the vote, they want an outcome other than what the people want. That’s asking for trouble. Buhari must not yield to blackmail or allow his office to be used for vote trafficking.…
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